October 2015

15 Fun Facts About Malaga, Spain

October 29, 2015

In anticipation of an upcoming visit to Malaga, Spain, we researched some interesting facts about Spain’s sixth largest city located on the coast of the Mediterranean. 15 Interesting Facts About Malaga, Spain 1. Located just 80 miles north of Africa, Malaga is the southernmost large city in Europe. 2. Malaga is one of the world’s oldest […]

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Favorite Podcasts to Listen to While Flying or Exercising

October 23, 2015

Do you listen to podcasts? One third of Americans ages 12 and older have listened to at least one podcast, according to the Pew Research Center. I was late to join the party, resisting podcasts for years. When one of my favorite authors, Gretchen Rubin, started the Happier podcast with her sister Elizabeth Craft earlier this year, […]

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Exploring the Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland

October 21, 2015

One of the highlights of our September trip to Belfast was a day trip exploring the Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland. We booked a full-day trip with Odyssey Coach Tours, whose tours are given in smaller vehicles with fewer people. We liked the fact that this company’s Giant’s Causeway Day Tour travels in the opposite direction […]

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Packing Advice for a First Cruise (to the Caribbean)

October 19, 2015

A first-time cruiser named Morgan asked for our advice as to what to pack for her 7-Day Caribbean cruise. Here is Mr. Jones’ packing checklist as we are heading out the door for a cruise or any kind of trip anywhere in the world: “Got your passport?” “Got your credit cards?” If my answer is “yes” […]

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